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PlayStation Now finally gets a subscription option, $20 a month though

PlayStation Now finally gets a subscription option, $20 a month though

By 5 January 2015

Ever since Sony launched its PlayStation Now cloud gaming service in beta form in the US there have been gripes about the prices. Initially, the 150 plus PS3 games it gives access to could only be paid for on a rental basis. However, it has been revealed... >>

Nvidia Tegra X1 chip to make Android phones gaming beasts, even runs Unreal Engine 4 Elemental demo

Nvidia Tegra X1 chip to make Android phones gaming beasts, even runs Unreal Engine 4 Elemental demo

By 5 January 2015

During its press conference on the eve of the Consumer Electronics Show 2015 in Las Vegas, Nvida unveiled a powerhouse of a new mobile chip that not only has twice the processing power of the current Tegra K1, but is comparable in graphical prowess to... >>

Sony says sorry for Christmas PSN hack attacks, gives away free stuff

Sony says sorry for Christmas PSN hack attacks, gives away free stuff

By 2 January 2015

Sony has apologised for the down time of its PlayStation Network over the Christmas period, even though it's not technically the Japanese company's fault. And to make up for the inability to use PSN or the PlayStation Store over the holiday, it is gifting... >>

What happens when a photographer collates Skyrim photos? Jaws hit floors

What happens when a photographer collates Skyrim photos? Jaws hit floors

By 2 January 2015

As a visual feat of excellence Skyrim offers a lot, as you'd expect from a game five years in the making. But it's so big it would take five years of playing to see it all, so these views should impress even the hardcore Skyrim gamers. Photographer Andy... >>

Samsung adopts Tizen for new Smart TV platform, PlayStation Now too

Samsung adopts Tizen for new Smart TV platform, PlayStation Now too

By 2 January 2015

Samsung has given a sneak preview of its new Smart TV platform prior to its public unveiling at CES 2015 next week. It will be shown at the Samsung press conference on Monday 5 January and later on its stand during the consumer electronics trade show... >>

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome
4 out of 5

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker review: Toadally awesome

By 2 January 2015

It's tricky to characterise the story the Nintendo Wii U as anything but a sad one, at least if you're a Nintendo fan. There's nothing wrong with the console per se, but it has taken an age for the Japanese company to provide it with a credible library... >>

How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB and more: That’s up to 100 games

How to upgrade your Xbox One storage by 2TB and more: That’s up to 100 games

By 1 January 2015

It cannot be disputed that the new generation of gaming has been an outstanding success, with more consoles shifted than ever before and more games in the first year after launch than many could have dreamed of. However, there is one issue we've had with... >>

9 games that will make you buy a Nintendo Wii U

9 games that will make you buy a Nintendo Wii U

By 31 December 2014

Nintendo had a rocky start to 2014 but an excellent rest of the year. While the 3DS and games for the handheld continued to perform well in sales terms, the Wii U was struggling, leading many - ourselves included - to proclaim it a flop. We were wrong.... >>

How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 1TB or more for less than £60

How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 1TB or more for less than £60

By 30 December 2014

Like with the Xbox One, our foremost and perhaps only major gripe about the PlayStation 4 is that its hard drive is hopelessly light on storage capacity, especially considering the mammoth file sizes of some of the best games out there. And we suspect... >>

PlayStation Network finally available again after Lizard Squad hack attack

PlayStation Network finally available again after Lizard Squad hack attack

By 29 December 2014

Sing hosanna! The PlayStation Network is finally fully functional again after the Christmas console hack attack, allegedly carried out by the group calling itself Lizard Squad. The original hack targeted both Sony's PlayStation online service and Microsoft's... >>